Tian Ye (mathematician)

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Tian Ye or Ye Tian (Chinese :田野) is a Chinese mathematician known for his contributions to the understanding of number theory.

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He is a winner of the ICTP Ramanujan Prize (2013) and the Morningside Medal (Silver 2007, Gold 2013). [1] [2] He was a student of Shou-Wu Zhang at Columbia University and is currently at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. [3] [4]

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References

  1. "Ye Tian Awarded 2013 ICTP/IMU Ramanujan Prize" (PDF), Mathematics People, Notices of the American Mathematical Society , 61 (2): 195, February 2014.
  2. Prof.Ye TIAN Honored with the Morningside Medal of Mathematics, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, retrieved 2015-05-06.
  3. Tian Ye at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. Home page, Morningside Center of Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, retrieved 2015-05-06.